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San Francisco Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival

September 30-October 2, 2022 

Free music festival in Golden Gate Park this year features Bela Fleck, The Brothers Comatose, Elvis Costello, Emmylou Harris, Jesse Colin Young, Laurie Lewis & the Right Hands, and approx. 70 bands over three days!

Fri 12-7 p.m.
Sat 11 a.m.-7 p.m.
Sun 11 a.m.-7 p.m.

Hellman Hollow (formerly Speedway Meadows)
Lindley & Marx meadows
Golden Gate Park
San Francisco, CA

Unlike any other festival in the country, the San Francisco Bluegrass & Old-Time Festival is a grass-roots, non-profit, volunteer-run festival dedicated to keeping the tradition of bluegrass and old-time music alive. 50 purveyors of food and drink featuring the best festival food the Bay Area has to offer. Patrons are welcome to bring their own picnics. Alcohol will not be sold.

2022 Lineup

Friday: 4:45-5:45p Allison Russell | 2:30-3:15p Asleep At The Wheel | 1:10-1:55p Blackie And The Rodeo Kings | 1:30-2:15p Bob Schneider | 5:45-7p Charley Crockett | 3:20-4p The Dead Tongues | 5:45-7p Drive-By Truckers | 5-5:40p Jake Blount | 3:55-4:45p Joy Oladokun | 2:15 -3:05p Rainbow Girls | 3:05-3:55p S.G. Goodman | 4:05-4:55p Sam Bush | 2-2:30p Satya

Saturday: 1:30-2:10p AJ Lee And Blue Summit | 6-7p Andy Shauf | 1:15-2:05p Antibalas | 3:25-4:10p Black Opry Revue F: Leon Timbo, Lizzie No, O.N.E The Duo Part Of Buddy Miller's Cavalcade Of Stars | 3-3:55p Bonny Light Horseman | 4:25-5:15p Buddy Miller Part Of Buddy Miller's Cavalcade Of Stars | 11-11:45 a.m. Cedric Watson | 4:45-5:55p Elvis Costello | 11am-12p The Go To Hell Man Band | 1:50-2:30p Ismay | 3:55-4:45p Jay Som | 5:55-7p Jerry Harrison & Adrian Belew – Remain In Light | 1:25-2:10p Jim Lauderdale Part Of Buddy Miller's Cavalcade Of Stars | 2:15-3:05p Joseph | 12:30-1:10p Kelsey Waldon Part Of Buddy Miller's Cavalcade Of Stars | 11:50am-12:30p Kieran Kane & Rayna Gellert | 2:25-3:10p Larry Campbell & Teresa Williams Part Of Buddy Miller's Cavalcade Of Stars | 2:05-3p Las Cafeteras | 12:35-1:25p Laurie Lewis & The Right Hands | 3:10-3:50p Marco And The Polos | 6-6:45p Marlon Williams | 3:10-3:55p Meklit | 12:30-1:10p Michaela Anne | 11:10-11:50 a.m. Phil Salazar And The Kin Folk | 5:45-7p Steve Earle & The Dukes | 5-5:40p Steve Poltz | 12:25-1:15p The Travelin’ Mccourys | 4:35-5:20p Tré Burt | 11:35am-12:25p The Waco Brothers W/ Guest Mekons | 3:55-4:55p Waxahatchee

Sunday: 12:30-1:20p Alison Brown |  1:20-2:10p Amythyst Kiah | 11-11:45 a.m. Aoife O’donovan | 12:30-1:15p Arooj Aftab | 3:50-4:45p Béla Fleck My Bluegrass Heart | 2-2:50p The Brothers Comatose | 3:10-3:50p Crying Uncle Bluegrass Band | 2:10-3p Cymande | 1:20-2p Danielle Ponder | 1:25-2p Dashawn Hickman W/ Charlie Hunter | 3:45-4:50p Dave Alvin & Jimmie Dale Gilmore W/ The Guilty Ones | 11 -11:45 a.m. Dry Branch Fire Squad | 5:45-7p Emmylou Harris | 2-3:15p Fare Thee Well: Celebrating The Songs Of John Prine, Nancy Bechtle, Justin Townes Earle & More | 5:55-7p Galactic F: Anjelika “Jelly” Joseph | 3:40-4:25p Jaime Wyatt | 2:30-3:10p Jesse Colin Young | 11:50am-12:25p Kevin Welch | 3-3:50p Lucius | 4:45-5:55p Marcus Mumford | 12:30-1:20p Moonalice | 11-11:40 a.m. The Quitters | 3:55-4:55p Rhiannon Giddens W/ Francesco Turrisi | 6:10-7p Sarah Shook & The Disarmers | 11:45am-12:30p Seratones | 5:35-6:45p The Tallest Man On Earth | 4:55-5:40p The Whitmore Sisters | 12:10-12:50p Wreckless Strangers | 5-5:45p Yasmin Williams

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